The Royal Tokaji Wine Co. Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos Birsalmás 2005

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Royal Tokaji Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos Red Label 2005

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Just one whiff of this wine reveals an intoxicating perfume of wildflower honey marked with zesty, fresh orange peel. An intensely concentrated hon... Read more

Slight oxidation adds nutty accents and an iodine note to this sinewy dessert white. There's not a lot of flesh, yet this is intense and complex, w... Read more

Superclean and defined, delivering beeswax, apricot, clementine and saline mineral notes that converge on the racy finish. Refined in both texture ... Read more

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External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Just one whiff of this wine reveals an intoxicating perfume of wildflower honey marked with zesty, fresh orange peel. An intensely concentrated honey elixir, it ripples persistently on the palate with a brilliant spray of Meyer lemon juice and a rich, vanilla cream note.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Slight oxidation adds nutty accents and an iodine note to this sinewy dessert white. There's not a lot of flesh, yet this is intense and complex, with apricot, honey, smoke, spice and mineral flavors that won't quit. This has a dry, chalky feel on the finish. Drink now through 2025.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Superclean and defined, delivering beeswax, apricot, clementine and saline mineral notes that converge on the racy finish. Refined in both texture and profile, with harmony and a long aftertaste. Drink now through 2030.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Alluring aromas of gingersnap cookies, apricot and orange marmalade. Sweet, yet deftly balanced by lively structure. Fine lingering finish, where the harmony really shows. Drink now through 2020.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

A deep, lush nose of honey, marmalade and lemon leads into fresh, bright fruit and acid undertones melded with luscious honey, orange peel and quince. A lingering finish spun with spice adds to the complex, elegant nature. Pair with cheeses, foie gras.


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01/18/2010

Nearly every discussion of the prestigious wines of Hungary includes Tokaji, the country's famed dessert wine. This is a stunningly well priced bottle full of apricots and peaches on the palate. It's sweet, but it has bright acidity to balance out its richness. Give it a light chill and enjoy it with Stilton, nuts, and salty fare - or just be a purist and enjoy it for everything it is on its own.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

This offers bushels of citrus, from lemon to orange marmalade. It's sweet yet fresh, bold yet refined, and ought to gain in complexity over the next decade.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Royal Tokaji Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos Red Label 2005

Royal Tokaji Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos Red Label 2005

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